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Jan 21, 2013 1:00pm EST
general who, during the period of the worst conflict, went into chicago and oakland and so forth to try to bring peace and progress. peter, can you -- further down is peter edelman, a legislative assistant to senator robert kennedy. he was involved. lawrence, are you here? lawrence, a great civil rights leader, was the chairman of the mississippi freedom democratic party,, at a critical moment, ad he has never stopped keeping on, keeping on. let's talk about the past or let's talk about what do we do next? >> let's go to questions. we have a microphone. yes, sir? >> seems in retrospect the kind of eulogy for american liberalism, like an age that may never return, like looking at a -- the last shining of the sun before a period of decades of darkness. don't mean to be mellow dramatic here. you have not mentioned the word vietnam, and i'm always wondering, could american history have taken a different path that we wouldn't have come to the place we are today? >> why did you abandon my script and wing it? how could i forget about vietnam. my piece -- my thought on vietnam -- [inaudible con
CSPAN
Jan 22, 2013 1:00am EST
the period of the worst conflict went into chicago and oakland and so forth to try to bring peace and progress. peter, further down is peter edelman, who was a legislative assistance to senator robert kennedy. he was involved in it. lawrence geof. are you here? >> yep. lawrence geott, a great civil rights leader, was the chairman of the mississippi freedom democratic party. at a critical moment. and he has never stopped keeping on keeping on. let's talk about the past or let's talk about what do we do next. >> let's go to questions with the audience. yes, sir. go right ahead. >> it seems in retrospect a eulogy for american liberalism, a golden age that can never return, like looking at the last shining of the sun before a period of decades of darkness. i don't mean to be melodramatic. you have not mentioned the word vietnam. could american history have taken a different path so we wouldn't have tom to the place -- have come to the place where we are today. >> i decided to abandon my script and wing it. how could i forget about vietnam? my piece, my thought on vietnam -- my thought
CSPAN
Jan 13, 2013 11:15am EST
brightsource energy, for example, an oakland california company that received $1.6 billion in energy department loan guarantee. e-mail specifically for the vice president joe biden's involvement in the 1.6 billion grant. it's for the proposed solar project in the desert in southern california. an e-mail from brightsource energy subcontractor, dated december 2, 2000, said joe biden met weekly with energy secretary steven chu to discuss the energy department loan guaranty. burner tuning, who was joe biden's chief of staff when he was a senator in the senate was a principal vice president and manager of back till. in an inner -- e-mail to john ward at december 3, 2009, he wrote quote calls are in to biden's staff and though the approaching a political affairs office at the white house tomorrow as well. of the project could benefit two democratic senators and whose races will be tough next year. barbara boxer of california, and majority leader senator reid from nevada. both won reelection in 2010. over a year later, in marc march 2011, brightsource still have no loan. brightsource ceo said in an e-
CSPAN
Jan 17, 2013 5:00pm EST
have seen similar acts of terror in oakland and tucson and virginia tech, all across our country. we see the loss of life everyday all across this nation. after the unthinkable in newtown, president obama spoke about if we are doing enough to protect our children. the answer, he admitted, is no. that must change. that is why we are here today. we will hear from people who deal with the effects of gun violence every day. a wide range of experience and expertise when we will facilitate a discussion on it, then step the we must take to ensure that these tragedies will never happen again. i have a letter from the teachers of newtown, which i will enter into the record. but i will share one sentence. it says in our schools we need to strike the right balance to ensure that schools are nurturing while also say. safe. and we need to strike the right balance what the schools do not become in a place where they cannot be kids. we need to find and maintain this balance between safety and learning. as we move forward during this difficult time, collaboration, communication, value and the voice
CSPAN
Jan 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
them for quite a few--a number of years. c-span: where do they live? >> guest: they live in oakland, california, where nell grew up and mrs. irvin, who is an author herself, told me the story of the year she and her husband--several years, i'm sorry--spent in ghana. and this is one of those--those big things in african community, the sort of going back to africa. and, you know, just how emotional it was and how that changed them in their perception of america and africa. c-span: and nell painter was there with them, was with her parents. >> guest: nell joined them for a while, too, yes, yes. c-span: i know because we talked about that. >> guest: yes. c-span: and what did they--after being in africa, did they have any different conclusions than the other people you talked to about being black and in america? >> guest: well, i mean, i think they had a deeper appreciation for what the entire diaspora--diaspora means and that whole experience is. i mean, they, you know, realized that there were tremendous cultural differences between africa and america and so she--ms. painter and then m
CSPAN
Jan 15, 2013 5:00pm EST
and parts of oakland, what they essentially will say it's for the last 10, 15, 20 years, the middle-class of this country has essentially been treading water. while there's been a tipping of the balance in favor of higher income groups and they think they would agree with the cbo said that that taping has not been promotion, promotion of economic growth. so, i think we remain on the democratic side that the ranks are so much changed within the mainstream of this country. while i think the republican conference is out of step. i think it's gone too far from the ranks of the ways and means republicans when i first joined the committee. >> we are going next to john mckenna and michael warren, jennifer to pull him up h. cunningham, stephen cooper and arthur such injured. >> can you talk more about tax reform that entitlement reform, how you see that process unfolding? are those two things going to be linked? do you have a target in mind for the deficit reduction that might be involved and just talk about how the process works. >> in terms of deficit reduction, i've indicated what they t
CSPAN
Jan 3, 2013 11:00pm EST
, san francisco, oakland. i want just to say that it'll be a missed opportunity to not say to americans that they are individual collective effort saved the lives of millions of people and that is not to please them. we can't across party effort to democrats because of a sense of urgency brought by president bush, it is constantly changing all of their response. and then we have president obama grab a bringing the debate to share the responsibility of ownership are just natural movement, which we need to share. that it hoped the same message we will be able to convey because the american people, individually need to hear that they have been saving lives of millions of people we are making effort to share the burden with other countries now. >> peter. >> on the same lines, i would save taxpayers money has saved millions of lives and has also, i think, improved american image in the world to a large extent. decreasing that effort now is not only going to cost millions of lives because people will die, but also i think would be from a good and smart foreign policy. now let's see how our fr
CSPAN
Jan 17, 2013 8:00pm EST
the first, and i think if you talk to people within the county and parts of oakland, what they essentially will say is that for the last 10, 15, 20 years, the middle class of this country has essentially been treading water while there's been a tipping of the balance in favor of higher income groups, and i think they would agree with what cbo said that that tipping has not been promotional of economic growth. we remain on the democratic said, though the ranks have somewhat changed, with the mainstream of the country. i think the republican conference is out of step. i think it's gone too far from the ranks of the ways and means republicans when i first joined that committee. >> we're going next to john mcken nan, author, steven cooper, to end. >> can you talk a little more about tax reform and entitlement reform, how the process will unfold, will they be linked? is there going to be a target in mind for the deficit reduction that might be involved and talk about how that process works. >> well, in terms of deficit reduction, i've indicated what i think is a reasonable target. i think what
CSPAN
Jan 30, 2013 11:00pm EST
succeed. this morning i went to the airport and there is the first montanans to get to oakland 45 soldiers from the mind can a national guard who had just taken a year of their life and spent it in afghanistan. i told them our commitment was strong and the lieutenant governor walsh tonight would insure we live up to the promise that all of this made saddam when they send out. if i asked the legislature to invest in our university system and make certain we provide services and space to meet veterans mean. the wraparound services to reintegrate his heroes back into civilian life and onto our college campuses. when i got back to the airport i found that while i was gone a committee cut services for returning vets. i urge you to restore the funds. by that to the promises they've made and welcome these warriors home with more than just words. [applause] and now, if we're serious about training tomorrow's workforce, our commitment must begin now when our kids first enter college or not when they enter the workforce, but her commitment has to begin when they first enter the world. we can't wait
CSPAN
Jan 25, 2013 9:00am EST
central los angeles and richmond in east oakland, and they wanted an opportunity to have their voices heard as school students who are in the crosshairs of this debate and conversation about school safety to add at least like an opportunity to share this short video clip so you can hear their voices. if you could queue up that video that would be great. >> trust me, i've heard the gunfire. >> my brothers and sisters are frugally outside. spent demand the plan spend no more violence. not in my classroom. not on my street corner. >> not on my playground. spent every day 14 kids are murdered. spent 14. >> not one, ma 14. >> fourteen every day. >> that's insane. >> demand a plan. spent health care. >> give me support. don't just kick me out of school. >> don't lock down our schools. >> more guns are not the answer. >> demand a plan, a real plan is that it's time for our leaders to take action. >> enough. >> enough. >> enough. >> thank you. that video can be found on youtube. it's now at about 1.4 million views, and so i just wanted to make sure the voice of these young people were represe
CSPAN
Jan 6, 2013 12:00pm EST
the program ends in about 25 minutes. mary in oakland, california, thanks for holding. you're on with donald barlett and james steele on booktv. >> caller: thank you for taking my call. the african-american community is really conflicted as to what president obama has done to address our economic concerns, and i see your book "time on the cross." does this book give any basis as to why, um, african-americans seem to do the worst during times of economic distress? >> host: mary, i don't think they wrote a week called -- a book called "time on the cross." >> guest: no, this was on the list -- >> host: oh, i apologize, mary. was this your list? >> guest: yeah. >> host: okay. >> guest: i'll explain this. this was a book done by -- let's go back. literature is filled with references to lawyers. let's, you know, let's kill all the lawyers, you know, from shakespeare forward. h.l. mencken, you name it. everybody wants to do in the lawyers, and i'm sympathetic to that. there's some merit there. but the one at the top of my list is not lawyers, it's economists who i think have done more harm to this
CSPAN
Jan 14, 2013 8:30am EST
, but victims in baltimore, detroit, new orleans and oakland him and countless other communities large and small across this country. [silence] >> thank you. on behalf of myself and mike, who is traveling overseas, i'm honored to welcome you today. this summit which was conceived scarcely three weeks ago in the wake of the harrowing event transpired in newtown, connecticut. daniel webster, of the johns hopkins center for gun policy and research, were determined for the debate over gun control which must follow from this event be informed by the best research and analysis from across our country, and, indeed, the world. and so for the last several weeks they have devoted virtually every waking moment, in fact there have not been many moments in which they have had a chance to sleep, to organizing this conference. so the two of them, and to colleagues and staff at bloomberg school and elsewhere in our university, who supported them, thank you for your extraordinary leadership. [applause] >> there is, of course a distinctive and noteworthy twist to this summit. namely, that the distinguished expert
CSPAN
Jan 4, 2013 2:00am EST
coming from a listening tour, new york, washington, san francisco, oakland. i want just to say that it'll be a missed opportunity to not say to americans that they are individual collective effort saved the lives of millions of people and that is not to please them. we can't across party effort to democrats because of a sense of urgency brought by president bush, it is constantly changing all of their response. and then we have president obama grab a bringing the debate to share the responsibility of ownership are just natural movement, which we need to share. that it hoped the same message we will be able to convey because the american people, individually need to hear that they have been saving lives of millions of people we are making effort to share the burden with other countries now. >> peter. >> on the same lines, i would save taxpayers money has saved millions of lives and has also, i think, improved american image in the world to a large extent. decreasing that effort now is not only going to cost millions of lives because people will die, but also i think would be from a good
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